Flying fish: Icon of Barbados under threat

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Flying fish, the undisputed icon of Barbados, features as the main ingredient in the national dish, is printed inside its passport and stamped on the one-dollar coin. But in recent years the number of flying fish has declined, driving up prices to the point that the island’s staple food is now becoming a luxury. The Down to Earth team went to find out more.

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i want to know how can i track the sargasoo weed like was show on the screen . it is any program available for that or a website !!

Author — juan rene sosa

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The Barbados government needs to stop destroying the island’s precious marine ecosystem with all the development!

Author — Sociology Deviance

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I think fishermen should wear life jackets on board their vessels ... paramount for safety!!!

Author — Sandrine Lewis

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Hi can I get a number for flying fish catchers in barbadoes

Author — Jeryvorn Woods

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well, just keep young americans out . then you'll have a lot less sarCasm in barbados

Author — emo

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no excrement for the fish to eat as a result of the south coast sewage treatment plant.
ASK TOBAGO they have lots of Flying Fish.

Author — M L I